Snoop Dogg: 'I want to be the new Oprah Winfrey' – Daily Gossip

White Lies hate Editors, John Lydon thinks Delia's dead – your music gossip stop

In 2006 Snoop Dogg launched a range of foot-long hot dogs, marketed as 'Snoop Doggs'. Snoop’s brother and manager Bing Worthington said of the venture, which turned out to be short-lived: "There aren’t any celebrity hot dogs out there. Who’s the competition ? Imagine a long, skinny hot dog just like Snoop."
Welcome to the Daily Gossip: your daily stop-off to find out who in the world of music has been up to what.

Today's top gossip:

Snoop Dogg says he wants to launch a late-night US talk show and take over from Oprah Winfrey, who recently announced she was quitting her role on the sofa. "I heard Oprah Winfrey is leaving, and there ain't nobody do what Oprah did but ahem – hello! hello!" he explained, before adding that he's already in talks with TV networks about launching his own show. "I can bring my wife on so we can have the women and the men on there discussing things," he went on to say (Daily Star).

From the papers:

White Lies' Harry McVeigh says he gets annoyed when the band are compared to Editors. "We're not big fans," he said of the Birmingham band (Daily Record).

Michael Jackson's kids – and his 25-year-old 'secret son' Omer Bhatti – went to a party at granddad Joe's house (Daily Star).

John Lydon thought Delia Smith was dead. "Didn't she die of a heart attack with all the grease she used to put in her puddings?" he said wrongly (Various).

Plans for a Spice Girls musical are underway (The Sun).

Paul McCartney has confirmed he's in talks to appear on The X Factor' in December (Various).

Former Arsenal footballer Freddie Ljungberg is set to star in Shakira's new video (Daily Mirror).

Lady Gaga says she used to work as a burlesque go-go dancer in a gay bar in New York's Lower East Side before finding fame (Daily Record).

Robbie Williams says he wants to work with Empire Of The Sun (Daily Star).

In other Williams news, the singer apparently proposed to his girlfriend Ayda Field live on Australian radio (various).

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